World Trade Center Savannah currently offers paid internships in the following departments:
Economic and Trade Research
Conduct research for sales projects, marketing materials, regional benchmarking, and the website using relevant and credible data sources. Assist in grant writing, identifying relevant grant opportunities, and writing award applications. Participate in the Cost-of-Living Study and manage and/or update internal databases. Complete extensive research and unite reports on potential markets, market trends, and specific countries and produce a country profile. Create and/or update protocol sheets and assist with target country research. Assist with research for inbound delegations and outbound trade missions, international companies, regions, industry statistics, and companies exploring international markets. Attend WTCSav programs and events and assist as needed in all sectors of the organization.
Requirements: Applicant must have research experience, exceptional writing skills, show attention to detail, problem-solving skills, time management skills, a strong ability to focus and work independently, an interest in learning about international commerce, and a willingness to learn new computer and software skills. Familiarity with relevant databases, experience in excel, and excellent organization skills are preferred. Applicant must be fluent in English and interested in developing the business skills necessary to work in a professional environment.
Marketing and Programs
Develop marketing and communication strategies for partner events. Assist with updating the website, all collateral material, and database management. Research and identify potential corporate sponsors and target companies for WTCSav programs and events. Assist with all aspects of marketing, coordinating, documenting, and implementing workshops, seminars, and events (i.e., press releases, publicity materials, etc.). Manage the intern’s Instagram account and assist with WTCSav social media accounts. Attend and assist in all WTCSav programs to increase knowledge about international trade and support staff on special projects and events as needed or any other duties. Assist with the SEDA and WTCSav monthly newsletters. Assist with human resource management of WTCSav Internship Program, including current interns, alumni, recruitment, and orientations.
Requirements: Applicant must be detail-oriented, organized, able to work independently and multitask, and know Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and email marketing programs. Applicant should be interested in learning about marketing, sales, public relations, and developing business skills necessary to work in a professional office and must be fluent in English.